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is on taxes. so we ask again, what now? steven moore, steven moore writes for "the wall journal," also on the editorial board. welcome to you. >> hi, brooke. >> the way speaker boehner seemed to put it, if we heard it correctly, it is up to the democrats. the president, the senate democrats, to craft this tax and spending plan, i should say, that can please the house republicans or we're off the cliff. >> well, you know, the amazing thing about this whole debate going on now five or six weeks since the election was held in early november, the most amazing thing, here we are on what, december 21st and no close torrer to resolution. you raised an important point, brooke, that the house and senate are basically adjourned. they're gone until after christmas. and that leaves us, what, four or five days to settle this. >> ticking, right? right? >> so -- pardon me? >> time is ticking away. >> right, the clock is ticking and they don't get back until december 26th, december 27th. here is my prediction to you, brooke. i think they'll come to resolution on december 31. maybe a few hours before t
comfort in faith. and joining me now is the reverend mark moore, he leads a small congregation in newtown's town center. normally your church has about 20 worshippers. >> we're a tiny little parish, one of two parishes directly in the village of sandy hook. >> what was it like today? >> we had a service yesterday at 12:00 to address this issue. it was packed with people. and even reporters from all over the world were there. australia, russia, italy, france. england, germany. all over the world. following this story. all the major networks were there. you know, cnn was there, of course. and so this is an international event. and so the churches have a particular role when something like this happens. that is to help people make some kind of sense of it. when it first happened, everyone, including me was in a state of complete shock. i heard, i'm the same as anyone else, a sense of sickening sense of how could this possibly happen. and you try to wrap your mind around it. and comprehend that you can't, it's just impossible. even the ways that we typically try to understand events like this
moore from the "wall street journal." and a contributing editor at "newsweek" and author of a new book, how did he write this so fast "why romney lost. "looking forward, not backward. the republican dangers, there may be an accelerating economy. you can't simply say obama is bad. you have to have an affirmative message. it has to be economically inclusive. that means, i think, moving away from the myth of the heroic entrepreneur as the main hero and also the main victim of the american economy and understand that the people who have been leading big companies are actually doing pretty well. the harm has been done to the american middle which is experiencing slow growth. what we need to see above all are control of health care costs. that's the key to getting middle incomes rising again. >> stephen, talk to me about this. the fact is we do think the entrepreneur as heroic in the u.s. how do you square that circle? >> i think the backbone is the entrepreneur. it's the person who sets out the shingle and employs work eers. i think republicans have to make this connection with workers that
writer steven moore and author of "who's the fairest of them all?" hi, steven. >> hi, good morning. >> what happens? i think lindsey graham came out and said, hey, i'm sure of it. we're going off the fiscal cliff. >> if you asked me a week or two ago i would have said there's no way this isn't going to get resolved. i've been watching for 25 years. these two sides are further apart today than they were a few weeks ago. i'm not sure they're closing the gap. i suppose that a few days before christmas they'll probably come to their senses and reach an agreement. but there is a still a big divide and it really is over that issue about whether we should be raising tax rates on wealthy people or anyone. and that really is going to be, i think, the final negotiating item is how much taxes should go up if at all. >> see, i don't think that is a negotiating item. i think the president has been clear that tax rates are going to go up on the wealthiest americans, period. that's kind of off the table. >> look, i think where republicans are is saying, look, there's no doubt about it in my mind
with demi moore. her husband, ashton kutcher recently filed for divorce even though they've been separated for some time. that surprised her? >> yes. it was a year since they split. you know, it's been a very rocky year for demi moore. she turned 50, sources say she's really unhappy about aging and you can see that ashton wasn't the only young guy in her life. she's chased after voito schnabel. most disturbingly -- here she is partying away with stacey keebler who is 33. >> wasn't she running around like a little cat. >> that was kim kardashian maybe. >> demi, she's become estranged from her three daughters, especially her middle daughter, scout. she really has a very tough relationship with those girls right now. she even sat apart from them at the oldest -- youngest one's graduation earlier this year. demi's having a very hard time. >> let's hope she gets it together in 2013. meanwhile, let's talk a little bit about what you're calling the twilight cheating scandal. >> it wasn't just me calling it but "us weekly" did call that story, the biggest story of the year. we ran photos in the ma
of state, condoleezza rice, and darla moore, south carolina businesswoman. >> i haven't thought yet about where i'll play but i have thought a lot about where i've been. >> when quarterback peyton manning and the indianapolis colts decided to part ways after 14 seasons the coverage of where manning would land was intense. broncos fans learned he would play in denver and must have felt like they won the lottery which made the trade of tim tebow to the new york jets easier to accept. >> golf's newest stars took center stage in 2012. bubba watson introduced himself by winning the masters. it was a humble demeanor and viral video that quickly endeared him to millions. meanwhile, a 23-year-old from northern ireland, rory mcelroy, ended the year as the world's top ranked player. let the comparisons to tiger woods begin. ever since he appeared on the cover of "sports illustrated" as a 17-year-old it wasn't a question of if but when lebron james would achieve true greatness. that came this year when he soared to his first championship with the miami heat, was voted the nba's mvp, and won olympic
absolutely. this is the time. i saw a commentary -- i think michael moore put out -- which was saying, please, let's back off and let these families mourn. no, that's wrong. the families need us to take action so their loved ones should not have died in vain. the se we all are hurt. i'm deeply wrund wounded by this. i'm beside myself. as i keep telling people, making service, faith, connection with people, that's going to get us through. and here now is an opportunity for all of us to gather as a community and make a difference. >> dr. drew, thanks very much for coming in. >> thanks, wolf. >> and please be sure to watch dr. drew "on call" on our sister network, hln. >>> when it comes to the fiscal cliff, president obama said should -- and i'm quoting him now, just take the deal. up next, we'll take a closer look at why the president and house speaker john boehner seem to be talking past one another. >>> and this is not a situation that i'm unwilling to compromise. this is not a situation where i'm trying to rub their face in anything. >> the president will have a decision to make. he can call
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